Tyronn Lue's squad found their rhythm again in the second and took another 12-point edge with five minutes to play before half. James arrived at 6 p.m. But - even with a strong performance from Rodney Hood off the bench - the Cavaliers couldn't capitalize. To end the first half, he made a 34-foot 3-pointer to trim the deficit to six after the Cavaliers held a 13-point advantage.
Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were locked at 5-5 in a first-set tie-break when their quarter-final was suspended. Nonetheless, Nadal was there to fight and he came back stronger after the first rain delay, overcoming the deficit and serving for the set at 5-3 (30-15) when the rain finally closed this day of tennis.
He shot the ball well from three-point range but disappeared in the fourth quarter when his team needed him most. Kevin Love did manage to score 22, but there was no other support among the Cavs ranks and they fly back to OH knowing they need to make home advantage count in Game Three and Game Four.
Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers in Golden State's Game 2 win, and the Warriors, who live by a "Strength In Numbers" slogan, could get back forward Andre Iguodala for Game 3. Golden State took a lead it would not surrender with 45 seconds left, when Durant hit a 26-foot jumper in front of James for a one-point lead. "I finally got Game 1 out of my head".
Women's Open after a gruelling outing on Saturday. But Kim rallied at Shoal Creek, Alabama , going out in three-under and hitting two birdies coming in as she carded a bogey-free round of 67 on Sunday. Smith has played 5-under on the back nine holes each of the first two days and settled for par on the front. Mother Narumon Tiwattanasuk and Ariya's elder sister Moriya, who celebrated her own maiden LPGA win in California two months ago, were enormously relieved after watching the finale ...
The 32 teams that qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation will not just be battling it out for prestige, honour and the chance to win that famous 18 carat gold trophy in the final. Domestically however, the world cup is believed to have given Putin, who was controversially re-elected in March with almost 77 percent of the vote, a boost in popularity.